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The border wall at Sunland Park, N.M.

Seizing on some uncertainty that won his client a mistrial four months earlier, the defense for a Colorado businessman indicted for his role in the We Build the Wall scheme told a new jury of New Yorkers that the case doesn't belong here. Read more»

In conjunction with the state's investigation, the New YorkAttorney General has referred the matter to the U.S. Attorney's Office for the Southern District of New York and the Internal Revenue Service for criminal investigation.

The New York attorney general’s office announced a $250 million civil complaint against Donald Trump arising from its years-long investigation into the misleading financial practices of the former president’s real estate empire. Read more»

Conservative media strategist Steve Bannon arrives outside of the Manhattan district attorney's office on Sept. 8, 2022, to surrender himself on a six-count indictment in connection with allegedly defrauding donors to the We Build the Wall crowdfunding campaign.

A state prosecutor charged former Trump campaign strategist Steve Bannon on Thursday with six criminal counts related to a fraudulent fundraiser called We Build the Wall. Read more»

The Trump Organization's former accountant Allen Weisselberg, second from right, and his attorney Mary Mulligan, sit in a New York courtroom on Aug. 18, 2022. Weisselberg pleaded guilty to accepting more than $1.7 million in off-the-books compensation from the former president's company over several years, including untaxed perks like rent, car payments and school tuition.

Less than a week after a New York judge set a trial date for a tax-evasion case against the Trump Organization, Donald Trump’s longtime finance chief Allen Weisselberg pleaded guilty Thursday in Manhattan criminal court. Read more»

Answering questions under oath on Wednesday, former President Trump reportedly invoked his Fifth Amendment protection against self-incrimination more than 400 times.

A New York state judge on Friday ordered Donald Trump’s company and his longtime money man Allen Weisselberg to stand trial in the fall on tax charges stemming from a long-running criminal probe into Trump’s business dealings. Read more»

The border wall on the U.S.-Mexico border along the Geronimo Trail east of Douglas, Ariz.

A federal judge declared a mistrial Tuesday in the criminal case against a Colorado businessman accused of laundering money from a bogus charity that milked about $25 million from private donors who thought they were funding the construction of former President Donald Trump’s border wall. Read more»

The border wall at Sunland Park, New Mexico.

A juror who said fellow members of the panel had a liberal bias appears ready to cause a mistrial in the case against one of the co-founders of a bogus charity to privately build former President Donald Trump’s border wall. Read more»

Stephen Bannon, Kris Kobach, and Brian Kolfage during an event in Sahuarita, Ariz., in February 2019.

A federal jury began deliberations Tuesday afternoon at the end of a three-day trial against Timothy Shea on the fraudulent fundraiser called We Build the Wall started by former President Donald Trump’s former political strategist Steve Bannon. Read more»

Stephen Bannon, Kris Kobach, and Brian Kolfage during an event in Sahuarita, Ariz., in Feb. 2019.

The federal trial began for Timothy Shea, one of Steve Bannon’s cohorts in the We Build the Wall fundraising fraud - Bannon was pardoned by then-President Trump, while Brian Kolfage and co-defendant Andrew Badolato both pleaded guilty last month. Read more»

Three lawsuits filed Thursday in New York and California call it urgent for the government to study the environmental toll that will occur if the U.S. Postal Service rolls out its new fleet of mail-delivery trucks. Read more»

Protesters gathered outside of Manhattan Supreme Court on April 25, 2022, where lawyers for former president Donald Trump argued against a contempt motion from the New York attorney general for failing to produce documents in the state's civil probe of Trump's real estate business practices.

A judge ordered former President Donald Trump to pay $10,000 per day for failing to comply with the New York attorney general’s records requests in connection with a state investigation of the Trump real estate empire. Read more»

U.S. President Joe Biden delivering a press briefing on Tuesday, Feb. 22, 2022, in which he condemned Russian president Vladmir Putin's justification for sending Russian troops into separatist regions in Ukraine.

The invasion of Ukraine by Russian military forces led U.S. President Joe Biden to declare robust diplomatic sanctions against the Kremlin, while Germany had agreed to suspend the certification process for the Nord Stream 2 pipeline that was to bring natural gas from Russia. Read more»

The ACLU complained in federal court Wednesday that the Trump administration is staying mum about its efforts to track immigrants’ movements using cellphone location data. Read more»